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Updated by Jane Wilson on Nov 13, 2018
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The 5 Natural Tile Cleaners You Need to Try

Tiles are the most common surface coverage for kitchens and bathrooms. Almost every home has tiles in it. They are quite durable and stronger than most of the other surfaces, which makes them perfect for high traffic areas. But they also require some maintenance to look good all the time. Many people underestimate the importance of the regular tile and grout cleaning, and their tiles end up being so boarded up with filth, that it's almost impossible to bring them their old vision again.

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Washing soda

Washing soda

The washing soda is a very popular and natural remedy for cleaning tiles, which is quite commonly found in people's homes. Almost everybody keeps some washing soda in their cupboards. This nice natural cleaning product is perfect when it comes to cleaning grease and hard to remove stains, which happen quite often around the kitchen. Just mix some washing soda with some water to create a paste and apply it to the stains. Wait for about half an hour, and then scrub. The dirt should come off right away. This is a great alternative to all the chemical cleaners, and the washing soda will leave your tiles looking practically flawless.

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Distilled white vinegar

Distilled white vinegar

This form of vinegar is widely spread and very effective for cleaning grease and all kinds of dirt from tiles. The white vinegar is a completely safe and natural tile cleaning alternative, and it also possesses strong deodorising qualities, which will make your home fresher and better smelling. It even eliminates very strong and bad smells. You can also use it not only on tiles, but on other parts of the house as well. Just mix some vinegar with hot water in a bowl and clean the tiles with it using a soft sponge.

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Borax

Borax

Although it's not so popular around households, borax can be used as a very strong tile cleaning detergent, which will also help you protect your tiles. Borax is usually being used against pests, cockroaches and all other kinds of bugs, which can make your surfaces unsanitary and dirty. So, in addition to making your tiles clean, it will also help minimize the chances of pests crawling inside your home. And to clean your tiles with borax, you just need to rub them with it until the dirt comes off. After you're done, remember to rinse the floor with some water, to remove the rest of the borax from it.

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Lemon juice

Lemon juice

The lemon juice is the safe alternative to bleach cleaners. Its acidic properties are perfect for removing all kinds of stains on tiles and other kinds of surfaces. In addition to its strong cleaning properties, it also deodorises the entire surface, leaving your kitchen or bathroom smelling fresh and clean. By using lemon juice to clean your tiles, you won't have to worry about bacteria, because the lemons kill it all.

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Salt

Salt

Salt is one of the most common ingredients, which can be found in practically every kitchen. And not many people know, that except for being a very good spice, salt has also very strong cleaning properties. You can use salt to sanitise and deodorise all kinds of tiles, both natural and artificial ones. The cleaning solution you'll have to use is also quite easy to be made – just mix some salt with hot water. You can also add some lemon juice for a fresher smell and more effectiveness.